SAO Wellness Resources

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa has resources available to all students inĀ  times of need.


The Student Academic Success Service (SASS) and Health Promotion (UOHS) offers an animal therapy program for University of Ottawa students. This initiative allows individuals who may be experiencing anxiety, living through difficult or stressful situations to spend time with therapy dogs who come to provide support on campus.


For more information, use the following:

In an emergency:

To make an appointment with a counselor:

To visit the Student Affairs Office website:

To visit the Student Academic Success Service website for emergencies: